School of Education

PeCALE news and events

Upcoming event

Call for abstracts: symposium of research informed practices

Symposium themeSupporting thinking with different age groups
Symposium dateFriday 26 July 2019
VenueFederation University, Berwick Campus
Abstract closing dateFriday May 31 2019

The call for abstracts is now open for educators to present at the mid-year symposium on ‘Research Informed Practices’. The symposium is organised by Federation University’s School of Education research group, PeCALE (Pedagogy, Curriculum, Assessment and Learner Engagement).

This symposium brings together educational research with practical guidance. It is designed to help participants implement evidence-based teaching innovations that align with the Critical and Creative Thinking capabilities strand of the Victorian curriculum. The theme of the symposium is Supporting thinking with different age groups.

Presentation and submission guidelines

Academics and teachers are invited to submit abstracts for a short (15 minute) presentation to a target audience of educators interested in how to apply research in the classroom. As a presenter, you are asked to present your work in an accessible, highly practical manner with minimal research jargon. The aim of the symposium is to stimulate sharing of practice between educators, so each presentation will be followed by 15 minutes for discussion. Rather than awaiting questions from the audience, you are encouraged to include a prompt for the audience to reflect on and discuss at the end of your presentation

Submit an abstract

Regular PeCALE meetings

Online meetings for PeCALE researchers are scheduled regularly, every six weeks. Please contact the convenor, Dr Anna Fletcher if you are interested in attending.